Title: Canyondust Coverage Regions

Release Date: 2018-03-01

Description: This undated NSA presentation shows the reach of different FORNSAT stations: see the Intercept article Norway Used NSA Technology for Potentially Illegal Spying, 1 March 2018.

Document: CANYONDUST



SECRET //COMINT //REL TO USA, FVEY





Very Small Aperture
Terminal (VSAT)

Hughes

- TES/PES/DirecWay
ViaSat

- Linkway / LinkStar

iDirect
Nortel Dasa
Gilat
Others

C or Ku-band Satellite

SCPC Connection







Broadband

Satellite

VSAT Hub



Router

SECRET //COMINT //REL TO USA, FVEY

VSAT Solutions

FALLOWHAUNT

— FORNSAT architecture for exploitation targeting VSAT

— Scalable depending on site needs

Exploitation exists for Hughes PES and TES, Nortel DASA,
SKYLINX DDS, iDirect, SkyRelay, and survey missions.

CORRALCLOUD

— Center of Excellence for challenging SATCOM exploitation efforts
headed by Yakima Research Station

— Recent undertakings have focused on TDMA analysis — ViaSat
LinkWay & LinkStar, Gilat SkyBlaster, Hughes DirecWay

Currently addressing DOUBLETALK, a PCMA (Paired Carrier
Multiple Access) technology used by SATCOM carriers such as
AST and ViaSat

Recent Technologies

— LinkStar, LinkWay, DirecWay and DoubleTalk
DVBS Hub Carriers — DirecWay & LinkStar

— Partnering with NSA/CSS Commercial Solutions Center

SECRET //COMINT //REL TO USA, FVEY

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